Conservative governors are amassing millions of dollars in legal fees defending unconstitutional abortion restrictions while many in their states go without basic care.
Republicans remind voters at last weekend’s Values Voter Summit the only thing that matters is getting rid of contraception access at all costs.
A lawsuit filed by the State of Indiana shows conservatives’ evolving legal strategy in trying to undermine health-care reform.
The Department of Justice wants a federal appeals court to consider whether a letter promising explosives under an abortion provider’s car should be protected by the First Amendment.
On the second day of its term, the Roberts Court looks ready to allow more political spending. The question is just how much more?
Dr. Sara Imershein, an OB-GYN with Falls Church Healthcare Center, speaks Wednesday at a rally outside the Arlington, Virginia, courthouse on behalf of women, and on behalf of an appeal filed by the center against a targeted regulation of abortion provider (TRAP) law in the state. Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli’s motion to dismiss that appeal was ruled against by the Arlington Circuit Court later in the morning.
The lawsuit alleges three provisions attached as part of the state’s 2014 budget violate the “single-subject” rule of the Ohio Constitution.
On Monday, the Supreme Court refused to go along with Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli’s crusade to have the state’s “crimes against nature” law reinstated.
A federal court ruled civil rights groups did not have standing to challenge the 2011 law that makes it a felony for a doctor to knowingly perform an abortion based on the sex or race of the fetus.
A case in Wisconsin further illustrates the recent trend of states policing pregnant women in the name of fetal rights, and it would appear the U.S. Catholic bishops had a role in the federal government shutdown.